Radiation reaction in classical electrodynamics

  title={Radiation reaction in classical electrodynamics},
  author={Christian Bild and Hartmut Ruhl and Dirk-Andr{\'e} Deckert},
  journal={Physical Review D},
The Lorentz-Abraham-Dirac equations (LAD) may be the most commonly accepted equation describing the motion of a classical charged particle in its electromagnetic field. However, it is well known that they bare several problems. In particular, almost all solutions are dynamically unstable, and therefore, highly questionable. The question remains whether better equations of motion than LAD can be found to describe the dynamics of charges in the electromagnetic fields. In this paper we present an… 

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